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The American Methodism Project

The American Methodism Project is a digitized collection of interdisciplinary and historical materials related to American Methodism. The primary goal of this project is to provide both the digital tools and the digitized texts of American Methodism to better understand both Methodism and the United States. Contemporary questions of church and state boundaries, the role of government, moral development, education, leadership, labor, immigration, family, etc. are topics which can benefit from debates and reflections contained within this corpus of materials.

The scope of the project focuses upon described and published materials of American Methodism that are of value to researchers for access, searching, and analysis. From local churches to global missionaries, the project will document American Methodism's role and reach within local communities and the broader society by published minutes of meetings, local church histories, magazines, papers and pamphlets, books, reference works, and dissertations.

American Methodism is especially well-documented and can provide significant insights into the debates and developments of local communities, regions, and the nation. Once established, Methodism grew with the United States so that it included more than 34 percent of all American church members by 1850. Nathan Hatch and others have noted how American Methodism uniquely parallels the development of the United States and its culture over time. Methodists established hospitals, orphanages, and colleges (at one point more than one per year), and even today the United Methodist Church claims to be the only Christian body to have established a congregation in every county of the United States. The varied sources, voices, and perspectives of these documents will provide a rich resource for interpreting the past. The project also hopes to stimulate the creation of tools to analyze this corpus of material.

The project is a partnership between the United Methodist-related seminary libraries, the Internet Archive, the United Methodist Commission on Archives and History, and the Methodist Librarians Fellowship. Additional materials will be selected from the partner libraries, other related institutions, historical societies, scholarly societies, publishers, other libraries and archives, annual conferences, United Methodist agencies, local churches, and other Methodist-related denominations.


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by Shellabear, W. G. (William Girdlestone), 1862-1947
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Topic: English language -- Dictionaries Malay
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries Xhosa, English language -- Dictionaries Zulu
California Digital Library
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Topic: Proverbs, Tamil
Topic: Malay language -- English
The American Methodism Project
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: uku, ukuti, ukuba, umntu, indlu, indawo, ljooqic, prefix changes, noun referred, prefix varies,...
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California Digital Library
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Topic: Japanese language -- Grammar
Topic: Wesleyan Methodist Church
The American Methodism Project
by Rudolf Lange , Christopher Noss
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: koto, suru, kono, kara, hito, verb, san, nai, japanese, ano, ano hito, kore kara, jii san, sonna...
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The American Methodism Project
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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The American Methodism Project
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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California Digital Library
by Lange, Rudolf, 1850-1933; Noss, Christopher, b. 1869
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Topic: Japanese language -- Grammar
California Digital Library
by Badley, Brenton Hamline, 1849-1891
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The American Methodism Project
by Maclay, Robert Samuel, 1824-1907; Baldwin, C. C
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by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
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eye 10,356
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Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
Drew University
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California Digital Library
by Kendall, H. B. (Holliday Bickerstaffe), 1844-1919
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Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Drew University
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California Digital Library
by Hayes, Ernest Henry
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Topic: Sunday schools
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by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
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Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
The American Methodism Project
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Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=sjgSAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by United Methodist Free Churches; Brooke, William T
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Topics: Methodist Church, Hymns, English
The American Methodism Project
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Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist...
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California Digital Library
by Blamires, W. L; Smith, John B
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Topics: Methodist Church -- Australia Victoria, Victoria -- Church history
Columbia University Libraries
by Chreitzberg, A. M. (Abel McKee), 1820-1908
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Topic: Methodist Church -- South Carolina
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by Harmon, Nolan B. (Nolan Bailey), 1892-; World Methodist Council; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Commission on Archives and History
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Includes index
Topic: Methodist Church
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
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Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
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Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by Harmon, Nolan B. (Nolan Bailey), 1892-; World Methodist Council; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Commission on Archives and History
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Includes index
Topic: Methodist Church
The Library of Congress
by Haywood, John, 1762-1826. [from old catalog]; Colyar, Arthur St. Clair, 1818-1907. [from old catalog]; Armstrong, Zella, [from old catalog] comp
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Supplemented by: "Index. Compiled by Zella Armstrong" (2 p. l., 26 p. ; 22 cm.) published: Chattanooga, Tenn. : The Lookout Publishing Company, 1939. Call number: F436.H435 Index
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
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Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
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Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Serial
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
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Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
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Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
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Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
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Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by McEwen, Mildred Morse, 1901-
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Bibliography: p. 200-203
Topic: First United Methodist Church (Charlotte, N.C.)
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by Wesleyan Methodist Church
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Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=QsMQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=RbsQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The American Methodism Project
by Telford, John, 1851-1936
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Topic: Methodist Church
Columbia University Libraries
by Jewell, Horace
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Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodism, genealogy
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
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Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
The American Methodism Project
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Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Bible, Theology
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=E2VKAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The American Methodism Project
by Methodist Episcopal Church Missionary Society
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=4gj0PNtqWr4C&oe=UTF-8
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
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Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=isEQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topic: Malay language
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=y7oQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The American Methodism Project
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Topic: Mahomet Methodist Church
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference
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The North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Church (U.S.) was formed by the union of: the North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and parts of: the North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church and the Blue Ridge-Atlantic Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Topics: Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
serial
Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
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Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
The American Methodism Project
by Bhadrabāhu, Hermann Jacobi
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=WdEGAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The American Methodism Project
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Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=HDcSAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
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Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
The American Methodism Project
by First United Methodist Church (Dallas, Tex.)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: First United Methodist Church (Dallas, Tex.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
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Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
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Topics: United Methodist Church, North Carolina
Cornell University Library
by Allen, Stephen, 1810-1888; Pilsbury, W. H. (William Hacket), 1806-1888
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church. Conferences. East Maine, Methodist Church,...
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
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Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
The American Methodism Project
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference; United Methodist Church (U.S.). Uniting Conference. Journal of the Uniting Conference of the United Methodist Church; Methodist Church (U.S.). General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Methodist Church; Evangelical United Brethren Church. General Conference. Journal of the last session of the General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
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Special session held in April, 1970
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.), United Methodist Church (U.S.)
California Digital Library
by Findlay, George G. (George Gillanders), 1849-1919; Holdsworth, William West, b. 1859
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Topics: Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society, Wesleyan Methodist Church
California Digital Library
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Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
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Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Drew University
by Peacock, Mary Thomas
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The American Methodism Project
by Grimes, Lewis Howard, 1915-1989; Loyd, Roger
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and index
Topics: Perkins School of Theology, Methodist theological seminaries
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference
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The North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Church (U.S.) was formed by the union of: the North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and parts of: the North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church and the Blue Ridge-Atlantic Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Topics: Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=BrwQAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8